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Call for Scholarships: The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR)

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The Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW)
announced an open call for scholarships for those who want to attend the 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR), which will be held in Vietnam on November 27-30, 2017!






If you come from Nepal, Myanmar (Burma) or Thailand/Myanmar (Burma) border and are interested to participate and exchange knowledge with practitioners, experts and researchers in one of the largest conference on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), apply now! Download the call for scholarship PDF herehttp://arrow.org.my/…/2…/06/APCRSHR-Call-for-Scholarship.pdf Fill in the application form here: https://form.jotform.me/71650707684462 or at our website: http://arrow.org.my/call-for-scholarship-9th-apcrshr/ For more information on APCRSHR, click here:  http://apcrshr9vn.org For more information on the scholarship, contact us at:  online@arrow.org.my



Notice for PCL/Diploma level Entrance Exam-2074 (Full Paying and Classified Scholarship) - CTEVT

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Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings

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Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings
Joint WHO/UN statement 



27 June 2017 United Nations entities recall that a central principle of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to “ensure that no one is left behind” and to “reach the furthest behind first”. Recognizing that discrimination in health care settings is a major barrier to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations entities commit to working together to support Member States in taking coordinated multisectoral action to eliminate discrimination in health care settings.Discrimination in health care settings is widespread across the world and takes many forms. It violates the most fundamental human rights protected in international treaties and in national laws and constitutions.
Discrimination in health care settings is directed towards some of the most marginalized and stigmatized populations – the very populations that States promised to prioritize…

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 3rd ASIA PACIFIC FEMINIST FORUM 2017!

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The 3rd Asia Pacific Feminist Forum is a participatory event bringing together activists, women human rights defenders, academics, lawyers, and global allies. The forum will facilitate the sharing of tools and resources, provide space for advocacy, strengthen capacities and invite us to collectively strategies to build our power in the era of authoritarian, patriarchal, late capitalism.







Feminists from Asia Pacific, join APWLD members and allies to strengthen our movements, our solidarity and our resolve to dismantle economic, social and political systems that produce obscene levels of inequality, drive climate change and necessitate violations of women’s human rights. The 3rd Asia Pacific Feminist Forum is a participatory event bringing together activists, women human rights defenders, academics, lawyers, and global allies. The forum will facilitate the sharing of tools and resources, provide space for advocacy, strengthen capacities and invite us to collectively strategies to build ou…

Project Manager- Japan-Nepal Health and Tuberculosis Research Association (03 Jul 2017)

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Japan-Nepal Health and Tuberculosis Research Association (JANTRA) a pioneering and leading NGO is going to implement Family Planning and Medical Abortion related project in the 13 Districts of Nepal in the near future. 



The project aims to increase CPR as well as availability and accessibility of SAS in Nepal. To implement aforementioned project, JANTRA is seeking experienced and dynamic Nepali applicants for the following positions:



Position: Project Manager Qualification Master degree or equivalent in Public Health or social sciences or Development Studies or other relevant field Experience At least 5 years of progressive experience on FP, IUCD and SAS HOW TO APPLY If you consider yourself as a suitable candidate, email us with your updated CV and covering letter at jantravacancy@gmail.comOnly shortlisted candidates will be called for further selection process. Canvassing at any stage of selection shall lead to automatic disqualification.Application Deadline : 03 Jul 2017 ORIGINAL SOURCE OF …

Conference Info: OpenCon 2017

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OpenCon 2017 OpenCon is the conference and community for students and early career academic professionals interested in advancing Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. OpenCon 2017 will be held on November 11-13 in Berlin, Germany. Each year, OpenCon brings together a diverse, representative, and engaged group of participants, with travel scholarships available to most participants. For this reason, attendance at OpenCon 2017 is by application only. 




The benefits of applying for OpenCon 2017 extend far beyond attending the Berlin meeting. It’s an opportunity to find collaborators, get connected with scholarships to attend related conferences, and be recognized by the community for the work you do to promote Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. To find out more about OpenCon and our issue areas before applying, click here.
Note: Information you provide through this form is subject to the OpenCon Privacy Policy. Questions marked with a caret (^) will be released as de-identified…

Conference Info: Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR)

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The Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights or APCRSHR is a biennial gathering of civil society, young people, academia, government, media, private sector, and development partners from the region concerned about sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The first APCRSHR was organized in 2001 in Manila and the succeeding seven conferences were hosted by countries across Asia as Thailand (2003), Malaysia (2005), India (2007), China (2009), Indonesia (2011), Philippines (2014), and Myanmar (2016) with more than 10.000 delegates. It will be the first time Viet Nam host this conference in the context of Viet Nam has big change in laws and policies related to SRHR 




The first time Vietnam is the host of the Conference which be held in 2017 by Vietnam Public Health Association (VPHA) and SRHR CSO partners. The 9th APCRSHR aims to gather SRHR practitioners, experts and researchers in the Asia Pacific Region to share information and good practices for scal…

Conference Info: 3rd International Conference on Public Health (ICOPH 2017)

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Conference Info: 3rd International Conference on Public Health (ICOPH 2017) The advancement in Information Technology as its benefits have equally led to the emergence of diseases that require due attention and medication in compared to the living a decade ago.  Health being a vital factor to be addressed promptly, the healthcare sector will require the adequate infrastructure to cater to the needs of the increasing population for a healthy and a sound society. The 3 rd International Conference on Public Health 2017(ICOPH 2017) is believed to stage the voice of the stakeholders for the betterment of the world at large.












"Strengthening the public health infrastructure towards healthy Communities" CALL FOR PAPERS
The 3rd International Conference on Public Health (ICOPH 2017) will be held from 27th , 28th & 29th July 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia under the theme “Strengthening the Public Health Infrastructure towards Healthy Communities”. You are kindly invited to send your res…

Conference Info: Aceh Global Health International Conference 2017

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The Aceh Global Health International Conference 2017 (AGHIC 2017) will be held on 18th and 19th July 2017 at the UCC Ahmad Dahlan Hall, Muhammadiyah University Aceh. The aims to exchange of research findings, ideas, innovation, and to strengthen the collaboration and networking among participants in addressing public health challenges and its impact on global health. The theme of the conference is “Global Health Evidence Based Researches to Local Action for a Healthy and Better Quality of Life”. The conference is organised by the Faculty of Public Health, University of Muhammadiyah Aceh.













The conference covers the following 13 tracks: Globalisation and Communicable Diseases (CD)Global Health Governance (Public Health System Strengthening)Globalisation and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD)Climate Change, Environment and Global HealthGlobal Public Health NutritionGlobal Lifestyle and Risk FactorsGlobal Public Health Networking and AccreditationDevelopmental Origins of Health and DiseasesGlob…

WHO Guidelines on Ethical Issues in Public Health Surveillance

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The WHO Guidelines on Ethical Issues in Public Health Surveillance is the first international framework of its kind, it fills an important gap. The goal of the guideline development project was to help policymakers and practitioners navigate the ethical issues presented by public health surveillance. This document outlines 17 ethical guidelines that can assist everyone involved in public health surveillance, including officials in government agencies, health workers, NGOs and the private sector. 
Surveillance, when conducted ethically, is the foundation for programs to promote human well-being at the population level. It can contribute to reducing inequalities: pockets of suffering that are unfair, unjust and preventable cannot be addressed if they are not first made visible. But surveillance is not without risks for participants and sometimes poses ethical dilemmas. Issues about privacy, autonomy, equity, and the common good need to be considered and balanced, and knowing how to do so…

Call for Applicaton - Saran Chhetri Award 2017

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Call for Applicaton - Saran Chhetri Award 2017 Call for Applicaton - Saran Chhetri Award 2017 Call for Applicaton - Saran Chhetri Award 2017




International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Tracking 2017!! Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the 1st step to help them grow healthy and safe

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The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It is observed annually on 26 June. 

By resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987, the General Assembly decided to observe 26 June as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse. This resolution recommended further action with regard to the report and conclusions of the 1987 International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.


2017 Theme — Listen First The 2017 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Tracking was observed on 26 June 2017. The day was observed with the theme Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the rst step to help them grow healthy and safe. The theme for the year is an initiative to increase support for prevention of drug use that is b…